Fees & Passes

Overview of entrance requirements

No entrance pass required

An entrance pass is not required to access Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

Backpackers walk along a boardwalk above a pond in a natural setting.
Backpackers with bright and colorful backpack covers walking on the boardwalk in the Beaver Ponds section of the Chilkoot Trail

NPS Photo


There is no fee to enter Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. Ranger programs and park museums are also free to the public.

If you plan to visit to visit other parks with an entrance fee, learn more about the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass series and fee-free days in the national parks.

Permits are required for overnight camping on the Chilkoot Trail from May to September. These permits are available for purchase from the Chilkoot Trail Center in Skagway or over the phone from Parks Canada at 1-867-667-3910. Find out how to reserve your permit or backcountry campsite on our Permits & Reservations page. For more information about hiking the trail, including current conditions, visit the Chilkoot Trail section of our website.

Modern photo of Dyea Ranger Station

NPS photo

Camping at the Dyea Campground is $10 per site, per night. Reservations cannot be made and campsites are available on a first come, first served basis.

Last updated: January 30, 2024

Park footer

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
P.O. Box 517

Skagway, AK 99840


907 983-9200

Contact Us